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This Month in Comedy

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Comedy-rich LA has a lot to choose from. Here are some highlights for the month of May:

[While I'd like to tell you what's happening at the Laugh Factory, I can't since the calendar part of their website hasn't been working for at least a week.]

May 4th (TONIGHT) @ 7:30pm - Janeane Garofolo @ the Hollywood Improv

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May 4th (TONIGHT) - Tommy Chong & Shelby @ the Brea Improv - Do you think there will be any jokes about getting stoned?

May 7th - The Maron/Proops Experiment (with the excellent Greg Proops as interviewed by LAist) @ Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater

May 9th - The Kids in the Hall @ The Orpheum! [Thanks Ben!]

May 9th & 10th - Bob Saget whom LAist interviewed and reviewed his excellent show @ the Brea Improv - This is a great chance to see Saget's act up close, don't miss it!

May 10th - Sketch Cram with Human Giant's Rob Heubel @ Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater

May 11, 18, and 25 - Russell Brand @the Roxy. This Brit, who starred as Aldous Snow in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, puts on a great show [thanks for the suggestion!]

Wednesdays @10pm -'s Comedy Juice @ the Hollywood Improv

Fridays - Richard Villa @ the Hollywood Improv

Sundays (Including TONIGHT) - Jeff Garlin @ Upright Citizens' Brigade Theater

Don't forget to check out The Comedy Storeand The Groundlings - always cool stuff happening!

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[If you know of other comedy happenings of note - please post a comment!]

Bob Saget pic by LAist's Adam Rose